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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic Skin Skingallerybutton
  • Emerald Taric Skingallerybutton
    (Legacy Skin, No Longer Available) 520 RP / 20-Nov-2009
  • Armor of the Fifth Age Taric Skingallerybutton
    750 RP / 08-Apr-2010
  • Bloodstone Taric Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 09-Aug-2011

  • Classic Skin
  • Emerald Taric
  • Armor of the Fifth Age Taric


  • Taric was designed by Brackhar.
  • Taric is voiced by Dennis Collins Johnson, who also voices GangplankSquare.png Gangplank and HeimerdingerSquare.png Heimerdinger.
  • Taric's name most likely originates from the Arabian name "طارق/Tariq", which means "The striker." A commonly used Quranic idiom of tariq also relates it to brilliant stars, furthering its connection to him as a character.
  • Taric is likely left handed, as that is the hand that wields his hammer (though some of his splash art portrays him holding it in his right).
  • The in-game description for TaricSquare.png Taric's Gemcraft.png Gemcraft is a reference to Diablo 2's gem socketing.
  • TaricSquare.png Taric's Gemcraft.png Gemcraft is a likely reference to the popular Tower Defense game series GemCraft.
  • TaricSquare.png Taric's shield design is quite similar to the one held by the turret in the introduction image of Summoner's Rift.
  • Taric can be seen on the "Taric's Tropical Tan" bottle of the SingedSquare.png Surfer Singed skin.
  • On his Classic skin artwork TaricSquare.png Taric's left gauntlet bears a heavy reseblance to an Iceborn Gauntlet item.png Iceborn Gauntlet.


  • Taric's joke is a reference to the 80's cartoon "Jem" intro.
  • In Polish version, his /joke is a double entendre, as the Polish word for "gems" is also a word used for "testicles". In literal translation, the joke is "Gems? You want to see my... gems?".


TaricSquare.png Armor Of The Fifth Age Taric [S|L]
  • It is a reference to the World of Warcraft Tier 5 Paladin Armor. The player Fanatik photo-shopped the pink-tinged suit, including such things as the leg warmers, a furry purse, and pink sun-glasses.[1]
  • The Chinese Art for TaricSquare.png Emerald Taric and TaricSquare.png Armor of the Fifth Age Taric shows multiple seals attached to his armor, and hammer, similar in appearance to seals attached to armor and weapons worn by space marines in the Warhammer 40,000 franchise.
TaricSquare.png Bloodstone Taric [S|L]


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